- a member of a warlike Asian people that, led by Attila and others, invaded E and central Europe in the 4th and 5th cent.
- [oftenh-] any savage or destructive person; vandal: term of contempt applied to German soldiers, esp. in WWI
Origin of HunOld English Hune from Late Latin Hunni (pl.), probably from origin, originally local name from source Chinese Hiong-nu, Han